When going from Malaga airport to Benalmadena using a car or a bus, you can travel very comfortably on the motorway A-7, also known as Autovia del Mediterraneo. Benalmadena is just 19 km west from the airport, and it should take aproximately 18 minutes by car.
Head northeast toward Av del Comandante García Morato
Turn right at Av del Comandante García Morato
Continue straight to stay on Av del Comandante García Morato
Go through 1 roundabout
Take the ramp to N-340/Av de Velázquez
Turn right at N-340/Av de Velázquez
Continue to follow N-340
Merge onto E-15/A-7 via the ramp to Algeciras/AP-7/Benalmádena
Take exit 217
Slight left toward A-368
Turn left at A-368 (signs for A-7/N-340/Málaga/Benalmádena/E-15)
Go through 2 roundabouts
When coming with a large group, a lot of lugage or looking for a private taxi you may know that there are many companies offering bus or transfer from Malaga airport to Benalmadena. Take a look at some of the transfer companies we recommend.
Bus from Malaga to Benalmadena and Fuengirola (both of them can be taken) have a stop point outside the airport. It should not be too difficult to find if you ask someone around the airport but the bus stop is about 15 minutes far from Malaga airport arrivals.
Bus from Malaga to Benalmadena number is 110 and the bus from Malaga to Fuengirola is the 120. Remember to keep your tickets until you arrive, if the bus get broken and you have to transfer to another bus, you would need to show your ticket.
Malaga main bus station is located at Paseo de los Tilos in the southwest of the town and offers bus to Benalmadena and other cities throughout the day. There should be a bus every 30 minutes or every hour, it is very unpredictable due traffic density, specially during the summer.
Train to Benalmadena from Malaga airport takes up to 20 minutes to arrive, each stop is also announced in spanish and english, it is shown in writing above the train doors. You must take the commuter train at the airport.